Nick Hiscocks, Vicar
Nick is married to Cecilia and they have four children – Lucy, Millie and twin boys Jonty and Titus. Nick joined us in 2011 from Christ Church Bromley, where he served as curate and Associate Vicar for Mission, during which time he led a church plant for 4 years. Nick enjoys playing squash, cooking and watching war films.
Sam Dickinson, Assistant Minister
Born in Devon and raised in Wiltshire, Sam is delighted to be back in the West Country, joining the staff team in September 2016. He and his wife Emily have one son, Finn, and they are longing to help people in Westbourne meet Jesus. At the weekend you’ll find them on the beach or exploring the Isle of Purbeck. A newcomer to the area, Sam is on the hunt for local ale and a good curry; any tip-offs gratefully received!
Tom is married to Isabelle and they have a daughter called Josie. Before coming to Christ Church Westbourne, Tom spent two years studying Children’s and Youth Ministry at Oak Hill Theological College. Tom enjoys teaching the Bible to children, young people and their families and equipping others to do the same. In his spare time, he enjoys football, motocross and photography.
Andy Nash, Community Minister
Andy is responsible for building our links with all who live and work in our local area, in order to help everyone understand the Christian faith. He is married to Abi (see below!) and became a Christian while a geology student at Aberystwyth University. He worked in the construction industry for several years before training for ministry at the Cornhill Training Course in London.
Abi Nash, Women’s Worker
David Thornhill-Smith, Internationals and Seniors Minister
Theo Irvine, Ministry Apprentice
Kirsten Parker, Ministry Apprentice
Sue Bennett, Pastoral Care co-ordinator
Sue co-ordinates visiting, support and pastoral care for our members who are ill or have a particular need. Sue became a Christian as a teenager on a CYFA houseparty. After training at Cranmer Hall, she worked as a Lay Minister on the staff of a number of churches with responsibility for women’s and pastoral work. She has been married to Tony for 4 years.
Barry and Shirley Windsor, Church Visitors
Barry and Shirley visit our church members who are in hospital or ill at home. Barry is a retired GP and Shirley a retired nurse.
Eddie Purse, Church Visitor
Eddie also visits our church members who are in hospital or ill at home. Eddie is married to Cynthia and is a retired Baptist pastor, who has served churches in Hertfordshire and Sussex.